Routines help us until they hurt us.
Routines can be very helpful in that they assist us be productive. They help us be efficient.
However, there are times when we cannot follow our routines. We get sick, family members need us, customers want something last minute, and we need to adapt. For some of us, however, it can be very difficult not to follow our routines.
Routines can help us immensely. However, we must remain flexible enough that when the routine cannot be followed, we adapt quickly and do what needs to be done.